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Rampike Fire

Unit Information

Idaho Panhandle National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3815 Schreiber Way Coeur d'Alene Idaho 83815
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

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Incident Contacts

Coeur d Alene River Ranger District
Phone: 208-664-2318
Hours: M-F 730am-4pm

Idaho Panhandle National Forests
Phone: 208-557-8813

Highlighted Activity

09/18/2018 Final Update
Rampike Fire Fact Sheet 09/17/2018 0700 am Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kootenainf/ https://www.facebook.com/USFSIPNF/ Phone: (208) 557-8813 Location:...
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INFORMATION ON THE RAMPIKE FIRE WILL BE UPDATED WEEKLY EACH FRIDAY

The Rampike Fire was detected on 7/31/2018 and caused by lightning the previous weekend. Burning 1.5 miles east of Shoshone Creek, the fire is on a ridge between Clinton Creek and Rampike Creek. With firefighter and public safety being the number one priority, area closures are in place on the Idaho Panhandle and Kootenai National Forests. Please see the Closures and Maps tabs for further information. Stage I fire restrictions are in effect on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests and Stage II fire restrictions are in effect on the Kootenai National Forest. Know before you go and contact your local Ranger District for details.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginTuesday July 31st, 2018 approx. 12:00 PM
Incident CommanderShawn Pearson
Coordinates47.849 latitude, -115.967 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel15
Size3,100 Acres
Fuels Involved

Timber with litter, understory, and brush

Significant Events

The fire has seen minimal growth, mostly in the southeast corner. It is now in the headwaters of Cabin Creek.

Outlook

Planned Actions

As cleanup of access routes successfully concludes, heavy equipment is on track for demobilization this weekend.

Projected Incident Activity

Personnel will monitor management action points and continue work to improve access on the northern side of the fire. Temperatures are relatively cool for the forecasted period and the fire received approximately 1/2 inch of rain early in the week. Fire management officials will be watchful for changing conditions that may necessitate additional suppression actions.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Temperatures are relatively cool for the forecasted period and the fire received approximately 1/2 inch of rain early in the week. There is potential for fuels to dry out in the future if temperatures increase.

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